Tag Archives: holiday

Fiesta del Libro y la Rosa/Día de San Jorge/World Book Day!

I know I just wrote a post about an author, but let’s say it was because I was gearing up for World Book Day! Besides, as books are near-and-dear to my heart it’s not like I can talk about them … Continue reading

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Sunday Photo Dump

I wanted to post this yesterday, but our internet was down! Hopefully for the last time, it was a broken cable not something weird with the system. As mentioned before, every Sunday several of the major roads close for bikes … Continue reading

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Santa Claus vs. Holy Baby God

Because of the holidays we haven’t been updating much (being in the states is more of an excuse), but today I felt that we should bring you a little bit of that Colombian Christmas spirit. It starts in the 17th … Continue reading

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The Day of Love and Friendship

Did you remeber to buy your significant other flowers? Are you going out to dinner with friends? Why should you? Well because today is El Día del Amor y la Amistad! I am told this holiday sounds less ridiculous in … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Don’t Mind Catholics

       Along with being all about sweets, Colombians also love holidays—any excuse to celebrate really. Combine this with being very Catholic and you get not only the usual Independence Day sort of holidays but also celebrations on days … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Today, July 20th, is Colombian Independence day. (maybe summer is good rebellion season? July and August hold Independence days for India, Belgium, Belarus, Argentina, Laos, Malaysia, and Algeria just to name a few.) We are not doing anything particularly exciting … Continue reading

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